ARCTIC COOLING today announced the launch of the new Alpine 11 series for Socket 1156 Intel Core i5 processors. It is compatible with Socket 775 too. This new CPU cooler series consists of three models – Alpine 11 Pro, Alpine 11 and Alpine 11 GT. The Alpine 11 GT and Alpine 11 are equipped with an
ARCTIC COOLING releases the Alpine 64 Pro for AMD AM3, AM2+, AM2, 939 CPUs. The 92mm fan comes with PWM function, which controls the fan speed, and thus, lowers the noise level to a minimum according to the CPU load. It will be available in May 2009 for US$10.9 and 7.60€ (excl. VAT).
Noctua today introduced the new NF-S12B 120mm fan featuring Noctua’s SCD2 technology as well as a highly optimised blade geometry with bevelled bade tips. It improves efficiency by up to 10% over the predecessor. The NF-S12B is available in two versions: FLX version with 1200, 900 and 600 rpm speed settings and ULN version with 700/500rpm speed settings. The
Silverstone is well known among enthusiasts for its premium casings. Do their latest offerings, the Fortress FT01 and Raven RV01, live up to our high expectations?
ComputerBase reported about a second revision of the Freezer XTREME cooler from Arctic Cooling that is tested to be compatible with Intel Socket LGA1156 and LGA1366 processors. Other than the mounting bracket, the cooler is the same as the predecessor.
At CeBIT, Sharkoon will be showcasing a new innovation in fan design: a case fan with modular cable system. The Sharkoon Silent Eagle SE features a 4 pin connector built into the fan’s frame and comes with four different cables for connecting the fan to a mainboard, fan controller or power supply. Sharkoon offers the
ECS today introduces the latest M.I.B. II (Motherboard Intelligent BIOS II) tweaking utility for new-born Black Series motherboards. ECS M.I.B. II incorporates plenty of detailed tweaking options especially in voltage control to enhance the overall system performance.
Coolermaster will be demonstrating a 20 cores PC over at CeBIT next month. The system is powered by 5 Core 2 Quad Q9400s processors on 5 mini-ITX boards using just a PSU, with all packed inside a ATCS 840 chassis. The PSU is Real Power M1000W with 6 x 12v+ rails each fully utilized (1 for each
Thermaltake today officially releases its new 12cm fan- ISGC Fan 12 that sports several features that reduce noise. Firstly, it has an indention edge on the blade tip that increase air flow by 15% and reduce noise by 3%. Secondly, it uses the Hydro Dynamic Bearing (H.D.B) to further reduce noise and increase lifespan to 50,000 hours.
We take a look at 2 new CPU heatsinks from Cooler Master and Xigmatek – the TEC-enabled V10, and Thor’s Hammer, which features Xigmatek’s Heatpipe Direct Touch technology.
Thermaltake has expended into the rapid growing luxury consumer market with the creation of LUXA2 division. The first two product series from LUXA2 are HTPC enclosures and laptop coolers. For HTPC enclosure series, there are LM100 Mini, LM200 Touch & LM300 Touch Pro and for Laptop cooler series, there are M1-Pro, M2 and M3-Air.
ARCTIC COOLING launches the Accelero XTREME 4870X2 for the Radeon HD4870X2. The cooler is equipped with three 92mm PWM fans running from 1,000 to 2,000 RPM, generating 81 CFM airflow. The eight-heatpipe design can achieve 320 Watts cooling capacity. This product will be available by end of March 2009. The MSRP is US$68.30 and 53.95€ (excluding VAT).
SPARKLE introduced Diamonds Sputtering technology, which plate a Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) membrane on the surface of video cards cooling fins to quickly transfer the heat from GPU and video memory chips to the cooling fins. As such, the radiator temperature can be reduced by 5 degrees Celsius. In addition, the super-hard carbon coating can protect the radiator
Not letting Danger Den steal the limelight, EKWaterBlocks too unveils water blocks for GeForce GTX 295 reference design. The cool thing about this water block is that the middle part is made of acrylic glass and can be lit up with two 5mm LED diodes. The bases are made of electrolytic copper. Another cool thing is that is
Danger Den has produced a small batch of GTX295 blocks that have gone on sale on their website for US$189.95. It is fully compatible with all the reference GTX295 cards out there.
Thermaltake releases a new low profile cooler, MeOrb. It is only 47mm in height and can fit in your HTPC chassis. MeOrb is equipped with two heatpipes and mirror coating copper base. Also it can automatically adjust the fan speed between 800 and 1700 RPM according to the CPU temperature.
ARCTIC COOLING today announced the launch of the Accelero XTREME GTX 280 equipped with three 92mm PWM fans that run from 1,000 to 2,000 RPM. Together with five heatpipes, the Accelero XTREME GTX 280 achieves 250 Watt cooling capacity – 31°C lower th an the stock cooler. It will be available in March 2009. The
Aquagrafx’s waterblock is specially designed for the GeForce GTX295, being able to cool both cores simultaneously. The intermediate level is made of Delrin, the cooling blocks of 99,9% electrolyte copper. As special feature one will be able to choose if water runs paralell or in series through the blocks. Also available in about a week
GELID launches a LGA-1366 mounting clip which enables the quad heatpipe silent mid-range CPU cooler Silent Spirit to fit Intel’s LGA-1366 socket. The GELID 1366 Mounting Clip is available and has a MSRP of USD 4.99 or Euro 3.99.
Thermaltake today announced an initiative with AMD to redesign the revolutionary Xpressar micro refrigeration cooling system for use with ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 series graphics cards. First introduced in a specialized case designed to achieve CPU temperatures much lower than standard liquid cooling systems, the Xpressar technology will be modified for use as a graphics